Special Events

Lancaster Says No More

Lancaster Says No More

YWCA Lancaster Says No More event has been postponed until further notice. The work of YWCA Lancaster’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Counseling Center continues and we’re excited to launch the #LancasterSaysNoMore campaign and event in 2017 instead. Look for information on the rescheduled event soon. 

Should you have any questions, please contact Gretchen Lusby at glusby@ywcalancaster.com.


Engaging White People in the Elimination of Racism

This highly interactive workshop is designed for white people with a foundational understanding of systemic racism and white supremacy. During this time we will analyze power structures, pull from our combined experiences, and formulate concrete ways for us to amp up our work to eliminate racism and white supremacy.

While this event is designed for white justice, peace, and equity seekers, everyone is invited and welcome to attend. 

When: Wednesday, September 28th, from 12:00pm-3:00pm and Thursday September 29th, 5:30pm-8:30pm

Where: YWCA Lancaster, 110 N. Lime St, Lancaster, PA 17602

To RSVP for the Wednesday workshop: https://www.eventbrite.com

To RSVP for the Thursday workshop: https://www.eventbrite.com


Anti-Racism Analysis

This 2.5-day intensive workshop will arm participants with a foundational analysis of the systemic and institutional power of racism. Led by a team of local facilitators from Roots of Justice and YWCA Lancaster, participants will come away with a common language and understanding for communicating with others about racism and its manifestations. Participants will also develop working tools to identify and begin to dismantle racism within their respective institutions and organizations.

A light breakfast will be provided, beginning at 8am each morning. Lunch, light snacks and beverages will also be provided each day.

When: Wednesday, November 2nd-Friday, November 4th

Times: Wednesday and Thursday; breakfast at 8am, training 8:30am-5pm

Friday; breakfast at 8am, training 8:30am-1:30pm

Where: Southern Market Building – 100 S Queen St, Lancaster, PA 17602

Buy Tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com